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stand-alone

(jargon)
Capable of operating without other programs, libraries, computers, hardware, networks, etc. Exactly what is absent is presumed to be obvious from context.

"We only run Windows on stand-alone PCs because it's too dangerous to run it on networked ones."

stand-alone

A device that works on its own without requiring additional equipment. See stand-alone PC.
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Stand-alone public toilet buildings in England and Wales are currently assessed for non-domestic rating purposes in the same way as other non-domestic properties are.
Although stand-alone solar systems have a large market potential in West Africa and the Sahel, investments in off-grid renewable energy have lagged behind in the sub-region.
Stand-alone monocomponent and bicomponent meltblown plants produce nonwovens for a whole range of filtration, insulation and sorption applications.
Fitch considers BIC's stand-alone financial performance and earnings to be weak.
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According to the company, the AIS-C Stand-Alone system is a first of its kind, non-screw based, zero-profile, direct-anterior stand-alone interbody system for the cervical spine.
Washington DC, [USA] August 01 ( ANI ): American actor and comedian Marc Maron is all set to join in an upcoming stand-alone movie based on DC Comics' villain 'Joker'.
New sales of individual stand-alone LTCI fell 13%, to $228 million, but sales of individual annuities that offer LTC benefits increased 2.1%, to $480 million.
Total direct premiums written (DPW) in 2016 was $1.3 billion, of which 67.9% were on a stand-alone basis, with the balance reported as packaged policies.
"Medical laboratories can either be housed in health care facilities, or they can be stand-alone facilities to serve a number of providers.
The Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee, a major arm of the NAIC, formed the LTC Innovation subgroup to come up with ideas for improving the state of the market for private stand-alone long-term care insurance.
Currently, more than 1,900 New Hampshire residents are insured on a Northeast Delta Dental stand-alone dental plan through HealthCare.gov, including employees of small business that purchase coverage through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP).

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